Articles

Adamo’s new “Mary Magdalene” opera won’t take traditional Jesus story as gospel – Jun 11, 2013

The women in the life of Jesus Christ have been receiving a [...]

Andris Nelsons tapped as music director for Boston Symphony – May 16, 2013

In a move that appears to have caught nearly everyone by surprise, [...]

20-year-old Russian to open Miami Piano Festival – May 10, 2013

The Miami International Piano Festival’s Discovery Series, running May 16–19 at the [...]

For Dranoff Competition teams, twenty fingers are better than ten – May 03, 2013

It isn’t easy when four hands share 88 keys. “It’s like acrobatics, [...]

Augusta Read Thomas concerto to receive world premiere by Lynn Harrell and BSO – Mar 12, 2013

Augusta Read Thomas is a composer, but poetry and visual art are [...]

Friendly colleagues Netrebko and Calleja team up again in Lyric Opera’s “La Boheme” – Mar 09, 2013

No doubt about it, the singers taking over the leads in Lyric [...]

No Glass ceiling for American opera; Chicago Opera Theater opens new era with “Usher” – Feb 21, 2013

Quick, which Chicago opera company is opening a three-year survey of American [...]

Sir Andrew Davis marks his 25th anniversary at Lyric Opera with Wagner’s epic “Meistersinger” – Feb 05, 2013

SAD—Talk about misleading monograms. Technically, the initials Lyric Opera of Chicago staffers [...]

Back to Brahms: Steven Isserlis to revisit a favorite and explore new works on U.S. tour – Jan 21, 2013

In 1984, a 25-year-old cellist named Steven Isserlis recorded his first album, [...]

Conductor Susanna Mälkki is making big waves on the world’s music stages – Dec 11, 2012

A petite, dark-haired woman walked into the orchestra pit at La Scala, [...]